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Oiwan Lam · November, 2006

A media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. My Chinese writings are in inmediahk.net and my Twitter account is @oiwan.

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from November, 2006

China: human rights exhibition

The first Chinese Human rights exhibition was held in Beijing from 17-26 Nov 2006. SohaoXiaobao pastes a report on the 10 days exhibition that shows how the exhibition demonstrated the...

Hong Kong: Discriminating tastes

Simon world comments on the slowness of the legislation against racial discrimination.

China: the rise of great nations

Sunbin gives some more ideological background of the CCTV's series on “The rise of great nations”.

Taiwan: Old Taipei market

Max Lin, citizen reporter at Ohmynews!, has put up three informative reports on the history of Old Taipei market: The Old Markets of Taipei; ‘Temporary’ Shilin Market a Permanent Hit;...

Japan: fake consultation meetings

Adamu from Mutantfrog reports on an investigation of recent scandal about the government's fake public consultation meetings on issue such as postal privatization and education reform.

South Korea: blocking highway

Jamie in Two Koreas explains why yesterday's protest against FTA in Seoul was much smaller in scale: the governments were blocking protesters’ buses in the highway!

Hong Kong: rescuing Star Ferry Pier

inmediahk.net has several reports and public appeals on the demolition of Star Ferry Pier – the most famous tourist site in Hong Kong (zh). I have put together informations, articles,...

China: no big deal to die in demolition

Zhao mu blogs about a suicide note by Li Min-sheng in Shandong who hanged himself to death because of government's demolition project. The official response to Li's suicide was: people...

China: limited real name registration?

China Media project follows up the report and debate on blogger real name registration. The chairman of the Internet Society of China claimed that backstage real name registration is a...

China: Rise of Nations

ESWN translates some netizens’ comments on the CCTV series “Rise of Nations”.

China: Rise of Nations

ESWN translates some netizens’ comments on the CCTV series “Rise of Nations”.

Japan: typical foreigner?

Debito blogs about a school ad: “E R English School needs a native speaker. Blonde hair blue or green eyes and brightly character.”

China: foreign bank

Logan Wright in Survived SARS translated a survey from China Youth Daily about consumers’ attitude towards foreign bank.

China: the rise of great nation

Sun bin blogs about a recent Chinese documentary T.V, the rise of Great Nation, which will probably be as influential as River Elegy produced 18 years ago. It is regarded...

China: open against hidden shamelessness

ESWN translates an interview in the Southern Weekend with actress Zhang Yu, who has been posting videos of her trading sexual favors with directors and producers in return for film...

Japan: cutting cedar trees

Multantfrog points to a news concerning Japan public policy makers recent action: The Tokyo Metropolitan Government started a project Monday to cut down 1.8 million cedar trees in the mountainous...

Japan: fingerprinting foreigners

Joe in Multantfrog blogs about the newly introduced foreigner registration system in Japan, which requires foreigners to give the immigration a copy of their criminal / fingerprinted record.

China: rule of party

The State Council of the People's Republic of China has finished the investigation of several pollution cases in Jilin province, which has caused the death of 8 people and 700...

China: boycotting Karaoke copyrights management

Wang Xiao feng comments that the Karaoke copyrights fee management recently proposed by culture bureau is against international practice and damaging local music industry: The caculation is a standardize price...

Taiwan: handicapped VS. foreign maids

A report at interlocals.net by torrent on the recent debate between handicapped alliance and foreign maids on granting the migrant domestic workers basic labour rights in Taiwan.

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